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Our person-centered clinical orientation is guided by humanistic and contemporary approaches to psychoanalytic theory that include ego psychology, object relations, self psychology, and intersubjectivity psychology, and that are grounded in current empirical research, especially attachment and trauma theories.

Professional Licensure or Certification

MA, Art Therapy

Our program integrates psychotherapy and visual arts practice that engages the creative power of art for clinical assessment and treatment.

Students working on art projects around table

PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences

Prepare for a fulfilling academic career in research and teaching in the rehabilitation sciences through interdisciplinary study across health fields.

closeup on occupational therapist's hand working with a client

Faculty

Ikuko Acosta

Clinical Associate Professor

ia4@nyu.edu

Marygrace Berberian

Clinical Assistant Professor of Art Therapy

mb3397@nyu.edu

The Master of Arts in Art Therapy program is approved by the ACATE under the CAAHEP. The program meets all educational requirements for licensure in New York State as a Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT) and Registered Art Therapist (ATR) with the Art Therapy Credentials Board.

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Information Session: MA, Art Therapy

Information Session: MA, Art Therapy

NYU Creative Arts Therapies Consortium

The NYU Creative Arts Therapies Consortium aims to advance public knowledge and research in the creative arts therapies.